Release date: April 10, 2007
Vulnerability identifier: APSB07-09
CVE number: CVE-2007-1279
Affected software versions: Bridge 1.0.3 update
There is a problem with the previous installer for Bridge update 1.0.3. A potential vulnerability occurs when the administrator attempts to install the patch. While the patch is being installed a local non-administrative user may be able to gain administrative privileges.
For customers who are not planning to distribute Bridge 1.0.3 via desktop management tools like Apple Remote Desktop or have previously updated to Bridge 1.0.3 or Bridge 1.0.4, no action is necessary. Versions of the Bridge updater available on adobe.com have been corrected. If customers have previously downloaded a copy of the updater, it should be replaced with the version here.
Please use the following instructions to confirm the SHA-1 digest of the latest version of the Bridge 1.0.3 update file:
NOTE: If customers have not already done so, Adobe recommends updating to Bridge 1.0.4 after applying the 1.0.3 update.
Adobe categorizes this as a moderate issue and recommends users use the updated installer.
There is a problem with the installer in Bridge update 1.0.3. A potential vulnerability occurs when the administrator attempts to install the patch via desktop management tools like Apple Remote Desktop. While the patch is being installed a local non-administrative user may be able to gain administrative privileges. This vulnerability affects the Bridge 1.0.3 installer, so if 1.0.3 has already been installed, there is no need to reinstall or update the application. This vulnerability is not remotely exploitable and requires local logon permissions.
NOTE: If customers have not already done so, Adobe recommends updating to Bridge 1.0.4 after applying the 1.0.3 update
Adobe would like to thank Jerry Case of Indiana University for reporting these vulnerabilities and for working with us to help protect our customers' security.
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